My Summer of Love

My Summer of Love

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It's 1984 and one of the hottest summers Yorkshire's seen. It's the kind of woozy heat to lose your mind in. Mona is fifteen years old. She's a drinker, a thief and a fruit machine addict. Things are already going badly in the pub where she lives with her obese step-brother PorkChop. But when Mona meets posh Tamsin Fakenham, a sassy girl with beautiful breasts, an actress mother and a sister who's died of starvation, things very quickly get much worse...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 14mm | 199.58g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747557829
  • 9780747557821

About Helen Cross

Helen Cross was born in 1967 and brought up in East Yorkshire. She currently lives in Birmingham. This is her first novel.show more

Review quote

1984 and 15-year-old Mona is a drinker, a thief and a fruit machine addict. Things are going badly in the pub where she lives with her obese step-brother but when she meets posh Tamsin, a sassy girl with beautiful breasts, an actress mother and a sister who dies of starvation, things quickly get very much worse.A highly charged and critically acclaimed debut novel.show more

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395 ratings
3.16 out of 5 stars
5 13% (50)
4 24% (93)
3 39% (156)
2 16% (63)
1 8% (33)
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